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07.19.17

'Publicity campaign' gets attention of investigators – CIRCLEVILLE HERALD

07.10.17

Homeland Security concerned about drone terror strikes in the U.S. – WASHINGTON TIMES

07.07.17

FBI and DHS issue warning about potential cyberattacks on U.S. nuclear plants – CBS NEWS

07.07.17

Northeast Side man pleads guilty to providing financial support to Islamic State – COLUMBUS DISPATCH

07.03.17

Local governments focus on cybersecurity after attacks – Columbus Dispatch

06.29.17

METRICH: Homeland Security intercepts 200 grams of illicit drugs bound for Mansfield – RICHLAND SOURCE

06.27.17

Cyberattack against Ohio government websites may not be over – Columbus Dispatch

Ohio fixes sites of pro-Islamic State hack; feds investigate – WBNS (Columbus)

06.26.17

Ohio government websites hacked with pro-Islamic State rant – WCMH (Columbus)

06.21.17

Probe shows city workers sold scrap metal for cash – DAYTON DAILY NEWS

06.20.17

U.S. Homeland Security closely monitoring London, Paris attacks – REUTERS

To report suspicious activity call 1-877-OHS-INTEL (647-4683)

06.19.17

SPECIAL ANALYSIS: Cyber Influence – A Prelude to Cyber Terrorism? – HOMELAND SECURITY TODAY

Stay #CyberAware, visit: www.stopthinkconnect.org

06.14.17

Homeland Security, Public Safety train to take on threats to community – WSYX Columbus

06.13.17

Ohio prepares for possible coordinated attack with a simulated exercise – WBNS Columbus

06.05.17

State, local scrapyards abide by state laws, crack down on illegitimate sellers - NEW PHILADELPHIA TIMES REPORTER

05.30.17

State launches initiative to help businesses stay safer – WARREN TRIBUNE CHRONICLE

05.16.17

Homeland Security: No Credible Threat at U.S. Venues – NBC NEWS

05.16.17

Statement By Secretary Kelly On The Reissuance Of The NTAS Bulletin

National Terrorism Advisory System Bulletin - May 15, 2017

05.15.17

Unprecedented global cyberattack is 'an urgent call' to action, homeland security adviser says – ABC NEWS

05.09.17

Recycling company's conviction wraps up scrap yard sting operation – COLUMBUS DISPATCH

04.27.17

Dayton man arrested for trying to join ISIS – WDTN (Dayton)

 

Terrorism Connections to Ohio

2016 Ohio State University Attack – 2016
On November 28, 2016, A car ramming attack and mass stabbing occurred at the Ohio State University (OSU) in Columbus, Ohio. The attacker, Somali refugee Abdul Razak Ali Artan, was shot and killed by the first responding OSU police officer, and 11 people were hospitalized for injuries. According to authorities, Artan was inspired by terrorist propaganda from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant and radical Muslim cleric Anwar al-Awlaki.

Mohamed Barry – 2016
Four people were injured in a restaurant in Columbus, Ohio on February 11, 2016, when a man with a machete attacked them at random. The assailant, Mohamed Barry, a native of the West African nation of Guinea, was killed after he led police on a car chase.

Cleveland Bomb Plot – 2012
Five men were arrested in April 2012 and accused of plotting to blow up a bridge near Cleveland.

Ahmed Hussein Mahamud – 2011
Ahmed Hussein Mahamud, a 26-year-old American citizen from Columbus, was charged in an indictment, unsealed in June 2011, with providing material support to Al Shabaab.

Hor & Amera Akl – 2010
Hor and Amera Akl, a married couple residing in Toledo, were arrested in 2010 and charged with providing material support to the designated terrorist organization Hizballah. In May 2011, the Akls pled guilty to conspiracy to provide material support to a foreign terrorist organization.

Jerry & Joe Kane – 2010
Jerry and Joe Kane, father and son anti-government extremists from Forest, were killed in a shoot-out with Arkansas law enforcement after they fatally shot two West Memphis police officers during a traffic stop on May 20, 2010.

 

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